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Pitt Missed Connections is an Instagram account with the mission of putting students in contact with a person they wish they had spoken to. An anonymous Pitt student created the account after Pitt shut down due to the pandemic.

Instagram account seeks to reunite students’ missed connections

By Kaitlyn Nuebel, Staff Writer April 7, 2021
An anonymous Pitt student created Pitt Missed Connections on March 8, an Instagram account with the mission of putting students in contact with the person they wish they had spoken to.
Pitt sophomore Madison Myslewicz began her food instagram, @madisoneatss, to pass the time during quarantine.

Pittsburgh food Instagrammers use social media to make mouths water

By Hayley Lesh, Staff Writer September 23, 2020
Many users know food accounts across the globe for their delicious dishes, but local food Instagrammers want to showcase what Pittsburgh has to offer.
@cathedral_thoughts on Instagram has 1,997 followers.

Pitt Instagrammers capture campus life

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer March 18, 2020
If you’re stuck at home and desperately missing Cathy, crave one last meal at Market or in need of at-home fitness motivation — look no further than your Instagram search bar.
A sign from the Druids was hung outside Posvar Hall in 2016.

Druids establish not-so-secret social media presence

By Nicole Marzzacco, Staff Writer January 31, 2020
An Instagram and Twitter account — both with the handle @realpittdruids — run by a secret society called the Druids first became active in early December 2019.
Opinion | Hiding Instagram likes is not the solution to improving mental health

Opinion | Hiding Instagram likes is not the solution to improving mental health

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist December 4, 2019
This is definitely a positive move by Instagram to alleviate the self-esteem issues that people experience as a result of the app.
Opinion | Dark tourism shouldn't be used for social media clout

Opinion | Dark tourism shouldn’t be used for social media clout

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist November 4, 2019
This behavior is reflective of a disconnect with the past and simultaneously reveals a dangerous aspect of social media.
Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

Satirical staff picks: Our dream jobs

By The Pitt News Staff February 6, 2019
In the heat of all of the assignments, applications and exams, we can’t help but dream of a low-stress life, here are our funny post-grad plans:
Julie Jurich, director of social media and media relations for men’s soccer, wrestling and women’s tennis, controls Pitt Athletics’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, oh my!

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer January 7, 2019
The facebook comment section of Pitt Athletics posts aren’t always the best place to hang out, but according to SID Julie Jurich, who is in charge of the social media, it usually isn't too bad. You can find out what all goes into the social media pages here.
The Squirrels of Pitt Instagram, run by sophomore neuroscience major Vaishnavi Guddeti, features images of Oakland squirrels.

Student-run Instagram celebrates the squirrel-ebrities of Oakland

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Writer November 29, 2018
itt’s campus squirrels have gained a significant following on the Squirrels of Pitt Instagram page with their fluffy tails and shenanigans in Oakland.
Lu-Seal, a 9-year-old chihuahua, weighed 16 pounds before Pitt alumna Julia Morley started the canine on a weight loss program. (Photo via Instagram)

Rescue dog reaches Instagram fame

By Joanna Li | Staff Writer January 11, 2018

Lu-Seal’s silver dog collar reads “Don’t feed me, I’m on a diet,” reminding her admirers of the long journey she has overcome to be healthy and happy — even if they have to say no to her puppy-dog...

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